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FBI and Apple probe photos hack

Apple said it took privacy very seriously and was actively investigating the reports of the online hack

Apple and the FBI are investigating an online hack that led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

Clock ticking for Strictly co-host

Claudia Winkleman (right) is replacing Sir Bruce Forsyth as Tess Daly's co-host

She is about to make her debut as Sir Bruce Forsyth's replacement on Strictly Come Dancing, but Claudia Winkleman believes that she is coming to the end of her shelf-life as a presenter.

Brit forces 'harmed Madeleine hunt'

So many UK agencies got involved with the hunt for Madeleine McCann that it damaged relations with police in Portugal, a report says

Competition between British police forces hindered the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and have had a long-term negative effect on the case, according to the author of an unpublished Home Office report.

'Boris Island' plan to be rejected

File picture of Mayor of London Boris Johnson speaking at a rally in Barnes, London, against the expansion of Heathrow Airport.

London Mayor Boris Johnson is expected to hear that his so-called Boris Island Thames Estuary airport plan has been officially rejected today.

Bake Off Berry fears being a burden

Mary Berry said she does not want to be a centenarian

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has said that she does not want to live beyond 90 and that she would like her children to be able to "give me a pill" if her health deteriorated and she became a "burden".

Family urge Ashya parents' release

Ashya King was taken from a UK hospital without doctors' consent and is being treated in a hospital in Malaga (Hampshire Police/PA)

The parents of five-year-old brain cancer patient Ashya King have spent another night away from their son as relatives and supporters continued to demand their release from detention.

Saints swoop for duo

Toby Alderweireld has joined Southampton

Toby Alderweireld and Sadio Mane have completed their deadline-day moves to Southampton, who have managed to keep hold of Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez.

Murray sinks Tsonga

Andy Murray, pictured, eased to victory against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (AP)

Andy Murray recorded his best win since lifting the Wimbledon trophy last year to set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Van Gaal has faith in Blind

Daley Blind has joined Manchester United for £14million from Ajax

Manchester United's summer transfer dash continued on deadline day with the signing of Dutch international Daley Blind for £14million.

Djokovic strolls past Kohlschreiber

Novak Djokovic is into the quarter-finals of the US Open

World number one Novak Djokovic has moved into the quarter-finals of a grand slam for the 22nd time in a row after seeing off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in the US Open on Monday.

Williams eases past Kanepi

Serena Williams is through to her first grand slam quarter-final of the year in New York (AP)

Serena Williams reached her first grand slam quarter-final of the year with victory over Kaia Kanepi at the US Open.

Search engines may face pirate law

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid says there could be a new law if web firms do not crack down on pirate sites

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine companies legislation could be introduced if they do not make "real progress" in clamping down on links to pirate websites.